Have an innovative idea for change? Educators can apply for the next Teach to Lead #TTLSummit: May 5-7 in Ohio. Deadline to apply is March 30. Apply at: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Teach to Lead: Innovation through Teacher Leadership Idea Submissions Survey

A very cool lesson! See Girl Scouts dressed as empowering women to honor #WomensHistoryMonth
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Girl Scouts dress up as iconic women

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows how you can celebrate #PiDay like a NASA rocket scientist… and gain some science and math skills along the way.

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Celebrate Pi Day Like a NASA Rocket Scientist - Teachable Moments | NASA/JPL Edu

"We’re going to do what’s best for children by implementing ESSA as Congress intended, with the freedom and flexibility state and local leaders deserve.” – Secretary DeVos

The plans each State develops under the streamlined Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) template will promote innovation, flexibility and accountability to help ensure every child has a chance to learn and succeed, while also...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Release of Updated ESSA Consolidated State Plan Template | U.S. Department of Education

“Being a military kid is a bit lonely.”

That statement, written by Elena from Spokane, Washington, is just one of many reasons ED partners with the Military Child Education Coalition to display creative works from military-connected families. The students’ discussion, writing, performances, and artwork communicate that being connected is what makes separation from their parents and previous...
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Military Child Education Coalition and ED Celebrate a Military-Connected Vision for America’s Children | Office of Communications and Outreach

This month we honor and celebrate the many powerful roles women play in our nation. Learn more at: [ Womenshistorymonth.gov Link ] #IWD2017

Women's History Month

Today the Boy Scouts of America presented Secretary DeVos with their annual Report to the Nation. Scouts are expanding their STEM and teacher prep programs to help educate and prepare future leaders.
"Bucking that status quo, and providing an alternative option to students denied the right to attend a quality school is the legacy of HBCUs.

But your history was born not out of mere choice, but out of necessity, in the face of racism, and in the aftermath of the Civil War.

HBCUs remain at the forefront of opening doors that had previously been closed to so many. You made higher education...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' Prepared Remarks at HBCU Congressional Luncheon in Washington, D.C. | U.S. Department of Education

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ʺEducation is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.ʺ ~ George Washington Carver
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Financial Aid Award - ED.gov Blog

Get ready to chat! Join #TeachersAtED tomorrow (2/21) at 7 pm EST as we talk about why we #LoveTeaching
“Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education.” ~ President George H. W. Bush #PresidentsDay
"... I view [education] as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in." ~ President Lincoln #PresidentsDay
ʺI cannot live without books.ʺ ~ President Thomas Jefferson #PresidentsDay
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President Trump, Vice President Pence and Secretary DeVos met with teachers and parents today to discuss improving opportunities for all students. #LoveTeaching
It can happen to any school – compromised data from a phishing attack. For more details:
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Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others